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Leaf Resist Watercolor Painting

Leaf Resist Watercolor Painting

By Sam Burbach, Education & Programming Coordinator – 11/05/2021 JUMP TO INSTRUCTIONS Fall is such a beautiful time of year with leaves changing colors on the trees around us. As you go for a walk to enjoy the fall colors, or as you are raking up leaves in your...
Easy Plants to Sow for Fall Harvest

Easy Plants to Sow for Fall Harvest

By Samantha Burbach, Director of Education & Programming – 08/04/2021   August is here and our gardens are thriving. Many early food crops have already been harvested, such as peas and lettuce, and many are starting to really produce – come on tomatoes!...
National Pollinator Week 2021

National Pollinator Week 2021

By Samantha Burbach, Director of Education & Programming – 06/24/2021 This week we celebrate pollinators and everything they do for us. Insects, most notably bees, butterflies, birds, and even small critters help move pollen from flower to flower, whether...
DIY Chive Blossom Vinegar

DIY Chive Blossom Vinegar

By Susan Schumacher, Council of Rockford Gardeners – 06/06/2020 JUMP TO INSTRUCTIONS Learn how to make Chive Blossom Vinegar from chives growing in your own yard! This resource was originally presented during Garden Fair Weekend 2021 by Susan Schumacher of the...
Super Sunflowers

Super Sunflowers

By Samantha Burbach, Director of Education & Programming – 05/07/2021 Grow a cheerful sunflower to brighten up your windowsill or garden! These dwarf sunflowers will stay about 6-12” tall in this 6” pot, or you can grow them out in the garden where they will...